Tag: asphalt

Asphalt is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. Until the 20th century, the term asphaltum was also used. The word is derived from the Ancient Greek asphaltos, which in turn was borrowed from an Eastern word.

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Other People’s Money

Other People’s Money

“Other people’s money” is an economic phrase that goes all the way back to Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations and has long since entered into common usage. According to The Farlex Financial Dictionary, other people’s money is an “informal term for the use or investment of borrowed funds. For example, a bank

Physical Gains from the Digital World

Physical Gains from the Digital World

The greatest productivity-enhancing features on new heavy equipment are digital—not mechanical. Machine size, attachment size, swing speed, travel speed…none of these changes have the potential to unlock productivity and efficiency in the same manner that digital technologies can. The technologies that have the greatest influence over heavy equipment production and

Digging With the Big Boys

Digging With the Big Boys

Excavators come in all sizes, from dining-room-table-sized mini excavators to the standard mid-sized machines. Yet even those pale in comparison to the largest excavators on the market. These behemoths of digging, these titans of exhumation are the types of tools that some construction industry members have dreamt of using since

Intelligent Compaction Software Solutions

Intelligent Compaction Software Solutions

Minimizing void content is a primary goal in asphalt compaction. For many in the industry, the tool to do so is not only the machine in which they are sitting but the computer screen in the cab, combining the intelligence and skills of the operator with “intelligent” software.

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